Yankees Rumors & News

  • Yankees win Derek Jeter’s final game in Tampa Bay, beat Rays 3-2

    New York Daily News "Derek Jeter bid goodbye to Tropicana Field for the final time Wednesday night. On Thursday, the Captain will be back in the Bronx to open the final home stand of his remarkable career. Jeter’s last game against the Rays saw him snap the second-longest hitless streak of his career, then score..." September 18

  • Beltran, wife lose son due to miscarriage

    ESPN New York "Carlos Beltran and his wife, Jessica, have lost their son due to a miscarriage, according to a Facebook post by the New York Yankees outfielder. Beltran has been away from the Yankees for two days for what the team termed a family matter. "It put things in perspective," said Yankees captain..." September 18

  • Yankees will line up for look at big-boy Cuban slugger

    New York Post "The Yankees will be represented in the Dominican Republic Sunday when Cuban refugee Yasmani Tomas will work out for multiple clubs at the San Francisco Giants complex in Boca Chica. The 6-foot-1, 240-pound outfielder has been cleared by MLB to begin talking to clubs. Tomas, 23, is considered a..." September 18

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    New York Yankees @Yankees

    With 2 K's in the 8th (131 & 132), @DBetances50 passes Mariano Rivera for #Yankees single-season record for strikeouts as a reliever!

  • Rays beat Yankees in hot-tempered game

    Tampa Bay Times "What started as a night of good vibes with a ceremony for retiring Yankees star Derek Jeter ended with hot tempers and bruised feelings in the Rays' 6-1 Tuesday win. Both benches and bullpens emptied in the bottom of the eighth after New York reliever David Phelps threw too close to Rays..." September 17

  • Derek Jeter’s farewell tour is getting awkward

    New York Post "Maybe there is a time to deliver this message, but this wasn’t it. Derek Jeter had just been hit on the hand in the eighth inning of what would become another frustrating setback, this time 6-1, the fifth loss in six games on this road trip to Palookaville. Steve Geltz was already getting the..." September 17

  • Masahiro Tanaka expected to start Sunday vs. Blue Jays

    New York Post "When Masahiro Tanaka takes the Yankee Stadium mound on Sunday, it will mark the start of 2015 for the Yankees. Out since July 8 due to a small tear in the right UCL, Tanaka will start against the Blue Jays — if a bullpen session either Wednesday or Thursday doesn’t produce a physical problem..." September 17

  • Rays honor retiring Yankees SS Derek Jeter with farewell gifts

    Fox Sports Florida "For you, Captain. It was the Tampa Bay Rays' turn on Tuesday to present New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter with farewell gifts in his final stop at Tropicana Field. The Rays and Yankees close their three-game series Wednesday, and on this night, Tampa Bay honored the New York star before he..." September 16

  • Alex Rodriguez unlikely to face charges in Biogenesis case, says lawyer for cousin Yuri Sucart

    New York Daily News "The attorney representing disgraced Yankee Alex Rodriguez’s cousin in the federal Biogenesis case said he does not think A-Rod will face charges in the ongoing investigation. “I think the government made a decision that they’re not going to go after any of the players or recipients,” Edward..." September 16

  • Martin Prado out for the season with emergency appendectomy

    Pinstripe Alley "So, 2014 has sucked for the Yankees. This is breaking news, I'm sure. We are only two weeks away from the end of this miserable campaign, but 2014 still wants to get some more shots in, apparently. Of friggin' course. Martin Prado has been one of the few bright spots in the Yankees' lineup..." September 16

  • Kelly Johnson's big hit puts Orioles closer to title with 3-2 win

    CSN Baltimore "Two weeks ago, Kelly Johnson hadn’t yet met his new Orioles teammates, and there he was on Sunday night, celebrating the loudest. Johnson lined a ball to the right-center gap and drove in Steve Pearce with the game-winner, and suddenly, the Orioles magic number was down to three. The..." September 15

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    Mark Feinsand @FeinsandNYDN

    Girardi says it's "very possible" that Tanaka's next outing could be for the Yankees.

  • Yankees fend off Orioles to help faint playoff hopes

    New York Post "David Robertson felt it immediately after the phone in the Yankees’ bullpen rang late Saturday afternoon. “I was a little sore warming up,’’ Robertson said. “The shoulder, side and hamstring were real tight but I knew I had enough to get the job done.’’ Somewhere along the trip from pen to..." September 14

  • Yankees will continue to rest Derek Jeter down final stretch

    New York Daily News "With the Yankees’ playoff hopes dangling by a thread, the most intriguing aspect of the next two weeks figures to be Derek Jeter’s final lap through Tampa Bay, Boston and the Bronx. But don’t expect to see the Captain in the lineup every day, as Joe Girardi has no intention of playing the..." September 14

  • Carlos Beltran still plans to wait until after the season to have elbow surgery

    Hardball Talk "Carlos Beltran hasn’t played since Tuesday due to a bone spur in his right elbow and the Yankees are all but out of the playoff race, but Bryan Hoch of MLB.com reports that the veteran slugger still plans to wait until the season is over before having surgery. Beltran, who has been dealing with..." September 13

  • Chase Headley cleared to play after being hit in the face by a pitch

    Hardball Talk "The Yankees suffered a scare last night when Chase Headley was hit in the mouth by a Jake McGee pitch, but he’s been cleared to play and has rejoined the Yankees, according to Brendan Kuty of NJ.com. Concussion tests came back negative, so the only hurdle left is to see how he’ll respond to..." September 13

  • Bud Norris leads way in nightcap, 5-0, as Orioles sweep doubleheader against Yankees

    Baltimore Sun "The Orioles' final homestand of the regular season was supposed to be one of celebration. All signs pointed to the club's clinching its first American League East title since 1997 at Camden Yards, and Friday's split doubleheader against the New York Yankees gave the Orioles a chance to take two..." September 13

  • After losing Chris Davis, Orioles answer with 2-1 win over Yankees on walk-off double

    Baltimore Sun "The Orioles’ final homestand of the regular season was supposed to be one of celebration. With the opportunity to celebrate their first American League East title since 1997 among their hometown crowd at Camden Yards, Friday’s day-night doubleheader against the New York Yankees offered a chance to..." September 13

  • Suspended Yankees Star Alex Rodriguez Appears to Have Created a LinkedIn Profile

    The Wall Street Journal "Alex Rodriguez has had a bit of a falling out with his employers, having been suspended by Major League Baseball for all of 2014. But the New York Yankees slugger isn't giving up on his career prospects. Like many job-seeking Americans, it appears A-Rod has created a profile on LinkedIn. One..." September 13

  • Chase Headley takes 98 mph fastball off chin from Rays pitcher Jake McGee

    New York Daily News "Moments after Giancarlo Stanton was gruesomely hit by a pitch under his left eye in Milwaukee, Chase Headley went down in the Bronx when a 98 mph fastball from Jake McGee drilled the Yank DH squarely on the chin. Headley was bleeding from the chin and was down for a couple of minutes before..." September 12

  • Harsh reality: Yankees haven’t been this bad in 25 years

    New York Post "THIS IS the new reality. The Yankees finished 12 games back in the AL East last season. They are 11 games back this season. If that holds, this will mark the first time since the pre-Jeter, pre-Core Four days of 1991-92 the Yankees finished double-figures back in back-to-back seasons. Think..." September 12

  • Troubling new reality for ‘old’ Bombers

    New York Post "THIS IS the new reality. The Yankees finished 12 games back in the AL East last season. They are 11 games back this season. If that holds, this will mark the first time since the pre-Jeter, pre-Core Four days of 1991-92 the Yankees finished double-figures back in back-to-back seasons. Think..." September 11

  • Yankees overcome early deficit, Brian McCann, Chris Young and bullpen spark 8-5 win over Rays

    New York Daily News "Will the Yankees’ biggest comeback victory of the season be the one that sparks an epic September comeback? That’s what the Bombers are hoping after their 8-5 win over the Rays Wednesday night at the Stadium, one that saw the Yankees overcome a deficit of four or more runs for the first time..." September 11

  • Rehab game on Monday for Tanaka

    New York Post "Masahiro Tanaka is scheduled to pitch a rehab game Monday in Tampa after coming out of Tuesday’s bullpen session feeling fine. The Yankees and the right-hander are trying to figure out whether Tanaka needs Tommy John surgery before the end of the season, and still hope to get him on a major..." September 11

  • Brett Gardner could be out “a significant amount of time”

    Hardball Talk "There isn’t a lot of time left in this season — and less time for the New York Yankees, competitively speaking — but it looks as though Brett Gardner is going to miss most or all of it. Mark Feinsand of the Daily News reports that Gardner will be out “a significant amount of time.” He quotes..." September 10

  • Masahiro Tanaka feels good, Yankees plan to have him pitch in 1 or 2 games before season’s over

    New York Daily News "Masahiro Tanaka’s setback turned out to be nothing more than a speed bump. For now, anyway. Tanaka threw 45 pitches over three innings of a simulated game on Tuesday, reporting none of the general arm soreness that shut him down for nearly two weeks following his last simulated game on August..." September 10

  • Yankees offense pulls a no-show against Royals, Bombers lose to K.C. 2-0

    New York Daily News "The Stadium was a happy place early Sunday afternoon as the Yankees feted their captain, celebrating his remarkable career with Derek Jeter Day. But the good feelings — and the buzzing atmosphere — evaporated during a sloppy game that could be damaging to the club’s dream of one last postseason..." September 08

  • Masahiro Tanaka threw a successful bullpen session

    Hardball Talk "From Justin Tasch of the New York Daily News … Masahiro Tanaka is still hopeful he can contribute to his team’s playoff push. A positive sign emerged as Tanaka, recovering from a partially torn UCL, came through a 34-pitch bullpen session before Saturday’s game in which he threw all of his..." September 07

  • Abdominal tightness keeps Brett Gardner on Yankees' bench

    New York Daily News "The Yankees were without one of their best hitters during Saturday’s 6-2 win over the Royals as left fielder Brett Gardner sat because of lower abdominal tightness. Gardner said after Saturday’s game that he wasn’t feeling right Friday and it was similar to what he felt in Cleveland back in July...." September 07

  • Yankees’ offense finally busts out in win over Royals

    New York Post "If the Yankees actually are going to keep September interesting, they’re going to have to play better than they have all season — and even if they manage that, they will need a lot of breaks. They got one on Saturday, when Kansas City starter Danny Duffy, among the league leaders in ERA this..." September 07

  • Derek Jeter honored, thanks fans

    ESPN.com "On Derek Jeter Day in the Bronx, the Yankees honored their captain by bringing in the likes of Michael Jordan, Cal Ripken Jr. and the next commissioner, Rob Manfred, along with Jeter's championship teammates and his family. Still, at the end of the nearly one-hour pregame festivities, when..." September 07

  • James Shields pitches Royals to 1-0 victory in series opener over Yanks

    Kansas City Star "The formula still worked for the Royals, at least on this night. It was Wade Davis rather than Greg Holland locking down the ninth inning Friday at Yankee Stadium, but the result was the same. And as long as Holland’s triceps issue is as minor as the Royals said it was, they can look back on..." September 06

  • Yankees’ Martin Prado: ‘I have to be 100 percent’ to play

    New York Post "For an offense stuck in the doldrums, the last thing the Yankees needed was for perhaps their hottest hitter to suffer a hamstring injury, but Martin Prado didn’t play Wednesday because of a mild strain to his left hamstring. Prado said he underwent an MRI exam and received treatment on..." September 04

  • Yankees beat Red Sox, climb within four games of American League wild card spot

    New York Daily News "One down, four to go. The out-of-town scoreboard was working in the Yankees’ favor as the Indians were blanking the Tigers in Cleveland. All the Bombers had to do was take care of their own business and they would slash their deficit in the race for the second wild card to four games. “You..." September 04

  • Yankees' Beltran offseason elbow surgery won't affect 2015 status

    Newark Star-Ledger "Yankees outfielder Carlos Beltran said Wednesday he believes his planned offseason elbow surgery won't affect his status for spring training next year. The 37-year-old said he'll likely have an operation to remove an old bone spur in his right elbow soon after the Yankees' season ends, which..." September 04

  • Despite unfulfilling year, Yankees intend to offer Cashman contract

    CBSSports.com "The Yankees appear likely to miss the playoffs for a second straight year, but top team brass isn't about to blame any possible disappointment on longtime general manager Brian Cashman, and by and large give Cashman good or better marks for his performance, assuring that he'll be asked to return..." September 04

  • Brian McCann starting to show he’s worth the money

    New York Post "It was back at the end of June and Brian McCann, the seven-time All-Star with the Braves who signed a five-year, $85 million free-agent deal with the Yankees, summed up his offensive season in one word. “Horrible,” McCann said. No one would have argued back then. Now? Well, you would get a..." September 04

  • Badge of Honor: Yankees to wear Jeter patch

    ESPN New York "The New York Yankees announced Tuesday that the team will wear a patch of Derek Jeter's final-season logo on all player hats and uniforms from Sept. 7, the day that the shortstop will be honored at Yankee Stadium, through the end of the season. The baseballs with Jeter logos that will be put in..." September 03

  • The indisputable selfishness of Derek Jeter

    SB Nation "Derek Jeter is often portrayed as the perfect team player, but the inevitably poor production of his age-40 season is putting the Yankees in a bind from which only he can free it. The reason so many people get annoyed with Derek Jeter, or more specifically, what we talk about when we talk about..." September 02

  • Tanaka cleared to resume throwing program

    ESPN New York "Masahiro Tanaka once again has been cleared by the New York Yankees' team doctor to rev up his throwing program in an effort to return this season from the slightly torn ligament in his pitching elbow. Tanaka, out for nearly two months, played catch Tuesday and reported no problems, according..." September 02

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    Manny Navarro @Manny_Navarro

    #Marlins have traded minor league pitcher Chaz Roe to the #Yankees for cash considerations. He was 3-3 with a 3.66 ERA in Triple A

  • Girardi criticizes Rogers Centre’s facilities

    Sportsnet.ca "Yankees manager Joe Girardi is not impressed with the facilities at Rogers Centre. Girardi criticized the visiting clubhouse’s weight room on Sunday when asked about the physical rehabilitation program of starting pitcher Masahiro Tanaka. Tanaka made the trip to Toronto for New York’s..." September 01

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    Mark Feinsand @FeinsandNYDN

    Here are details of the trip the Blue Jays gave Jeter: pic.twitter.com/L4kdAdPGFm

  • Jacoby Ellsbury has sprained ankle

    ESPN.com "New York Yankees center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury is likely to miss a second game, and potentially more than that, with a left ankle that turned out to be more severely sprained than the team had hoped when he limped out of its clubhouse following a game Friday night. "I'd be really shocked if he..." August 31

  • Blue Jays young guns Hutchison, Sanchez shut down Yankees

    Toronto Star "As 22-year-old Aaron Sanchez painted the outside corner for a called third strike against 40-year-old Derek Jeter to end the eighth, there, out in the bullpen, Blue Jays’ closer Casey Janssen popped to his feet to prepare for another ninth inning save opportunity in an eventual 2-0 win over the..." August 31

  • Tanaka: 'Want to be cautious'

    ESPN.com "Right-hander Masahiro Tanaka's attempt to return from a torn elbow ligament without undergoing Tommy John surgery hit a roadblock Friday when the New York Yankees announced he would return to New York ahead of the team with what was termed as "general soreness'' in his pitching arm. "I want to..." August 31

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    David Waldstein @DavidWaldstein

    No Ellsbury in the lineup. Still limping on that twisted ankle. Gardner back in leadoff spot.

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    Jack Curry @JackCurryYES

    While Ellsbury is hopeful of playing on injured left ankle today, it's important to remember it's push off ankle. Could complicate matters.

  • Troublesome Ellsbury news puts damper on Yanks’ win over Blue Jays

    New York Post "There is a price for everything in life and the Yankees may have paid a big one Friday night. Shortly after a 6-3 win over the Blue Jays in front of 43,318 at Rogers Centre, the sight of Jacoby Ellsbury entering the clubhouse dragging a tender left ankle removed some of the steam from a victory..." August 30

  • Alex Avila is Tigers' hero with walk-off RBI against Yankees

    Detroit News "It means a lot if the Tigers keep it going. It means less if they don’t. Perhaps a lot less. Thursday’s winning single by Alex Avila was a galvanizing moment for the Tigers in that it handed them a dramatic 3-2 triumph over the Yankees, one of the teams they are battling for a playoff..." August 29